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  • Chan Lowe: More gun fun from the Florida Legislature

    Chan Lowe: More gun fun from the Florida Legislature
    It grieves me to say this, but I have developed a grudging admiration for the Florida Legislature’s creativity. When it comes to promoting the dissemination of firearms throughout the Sunshine State, our representatives in Tallahassee have left no...
  • Asian gang figure 'Shrimp Boy' at center of Yee scandal

    Asian gang figure 'Shrimp Boy' at center of Yee scandal
    The arrest of state Sen. Leland Yee shook California political watchers Wednesday, but for followers of Bay Area crime it was the arrest of a San Francisco figure known as "Shrimp Boy" that caught their attention. Both Yee and Raymond Chow, AKA...
  • Leland Yee corruption case filled with wild allegations

    Leland Yee corruption case filled with wild allegations
    The public corruption case against state Sen. Leland Yee reads like a bad crime novel with off-the-books firearms deals made in parking lots and confessions whispered in a booth at a karaoke bar. All told, 26 people were identified as having violated...
  • Yee wanted campaign cash from gun conspiracy, feds say

    SACRAMENTO -- The history of politics is littered with unorthodox and illegal schemes to raise campaign cash, but the method allegedly used by Sen. Leland Yee stands apart. A criminal complaint released Wednesday says the San Francisco Democrat wanted...
  • State Sen. Leland Yee arrested on corruption charges in FBI sting

    State Sen. Leland Yee arrested on corruption charges in FBI sting
    SAN FRANCISCO — State Sen. Leland Yee, a prominent figure in California's Democratic legislative majority, was arrested in a federal corruption investigation Wednesday along with an ostentatious gangster known as "Shrimp Boy" — who insisted...
  • Man allegedly waves pistol at driver

    Police are looking for a man who allegedly brandished a handgun at a woman whom he believed was following him. The woman was reportedly circling the area near Zook Drive at about 11:15 a.m. Monday in search of a parking spot and happened to be behind...
  • A guide to Leland Yee corruption scandal: 'Shrimp Boy' to guns

    The corruption case involving State Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) has been described as one of the most colorful in recent history. Here are some key questions and answers in the legal and political drama: What is Yee accused of doing? An...
  • Better gun laws needed to protect the mentally ill -- and the rest of us

    The federal government believed Colby Sue Weathers was a paranoid schizophrenic. It had information that she was delusional and suicidal, unable to work and therefore eligible for Medicaid and disability benefits. One summer day in 2012, Weathers...
  • Investigators find second marijuana grow, hash-oil operation in Glendale

    Investigators find second marijuana grow, hash-oil operation in Glendale
    Three Glendale residents face drug charges after investigators uncovered a marijuana grow and hash-oil operation inside a home, making it the second such potentially explosive discovery in less than two weeks in the city. Donovan Butez, 25, Brianna...
  • Cops fatally shoot man who allegedly pointed gun at them

    Cops fatally shoot man who allegedly pointed gun at them
    A 20-year-old man who allegedly pointed a gun at a police officer was fatally shot by a police Saturday morning after a foot chase on the South Side, officials said. Raason Shaw, of the 7800 block of South Merrill Avenue, pointed a .40-caliber handgun...
  • Even old hands are stunned by Yee allegations

    SACRAMENTO — If there has ever been a more nauseating corruption scandal in Sacramento, I'm not aware of it. Certainly not in the past 50 years. The notion of a legislator masquerading as a gun control crusader while offering to help a mobster...